Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for June 2010

Wednesday 30 June 2010

BLACK KITE at Strumpshaw late in the day, 5 Spoonbills still at Cley, at Titchwell - Spoonbill, 4 Cranes flew over, 15 Spotted Redshanks and the Camberwell beauty.

Tuesday 29 June 2010

The Bluethroat is still at Welney and the Camberwell Beauty butterfly at Titchwell.

Monday 28 June 2010

The highlight today was a butterfly, a rare migrant CAMBERWELL BEAUTY from scandanavia was present all day at Titchwell. Elsewhere 9 Spoonbills at Cley and a Red Kite over Little Snoring.

Sunday 27 June 2010

3 Wood Sandpipers at Welney were the only birds of note.

Saturday 26 June 2010

The Bluethroat is still at Welney along with a Wood Sandpiper and a Spoonbill is at Cley.

Friday 25 June 2010

Montagu's Harrier at Titchwell was the only real news today

Thursday 24 June 2010

A Raven was reported over Kelling heath, still a rare bird in Norfolk, the Bluethroat is still at Welney and 3 Spoonbills and 2 Little Stints are at Cley.

Wednesday 23 June 2010

The Bluethroat is still at Welney, 2 Spoonbills at Cley and a few Red Kites along the north coast.

Tuesday 22 June 2010

An interesting belated report of a Bridled or Sooty Tern past Cley on Sunday was even more interesting as a BRIDLED TERN was photographed in Northumberland yesterday. Apart from that standard summer fayre of Spoonbills at Cley, Weybourne & Titchwell a few red kites and a montagu's harrier at Tichwell.

Monday 21 June 2010

Up to 2 Spoonbills still in the Cley area, The Welney Bluethroat and Honey Buzzards from Swanton Novers and Thursford.

Sunday 20 June 2010

Welney Bluethroat still present, Spoonbill at Cley and finally a confirmed Honey Buzzard sighting from a known breeding area.

Saturday 19 June 2010

7 Spoonbills and 2 Chilean Flamingos at Cley, 30 Manx Shearwaters past Holme and 24+ past Sheringham plus a Pomarine Skua.

Friday 18 June 2010

Marsh Warbler singing at Cley early on, strangely 2 Chillean Flamingos there and a couple of Spoonbills, Titchwell had 5 Spoonbills late on and the Weleny Bluethroat is still present.

Thursday 17 June 2010

The Bluethroat is still at Welney for its 56th day (8 weeks in total)

Wednesday 16 June 2010

Bluethroat still at Welney, Curlew Sandpiper, Spoonbill and a brief Roseate Tern at Cley, an Arctic Skua over Breydon and late news of Black Redstart at East Runton.

Tuesday 15 June 2010

The Welney Bluethroat is still present, a Curlew Sandpiper was at Cley and a Spoonbill flew over Blakeney fresh marsh.

Monday 14 June 2010

Wood Sandpiper & Spoonbill seen early on at Cley and the Welney Bluethroat still present.

Sunday 13 June 2010

Red Backed Shrike at Snettisham coastal park was the highlight, Bluethroat still at Welney, also Curlew Sandpiper and 3 Spoonbills at Cley

Saturday 12 June 2010

The Welney Bluethroat is still present, 2 Spoonbills early at Cley, Curlew Sandpiper at Titchwell with a BLACK KITE over late afternoon and 6 Spoonbills at Holme.

Friday 11 June 2010

Curlew Sandpiper at Titchwell and the Bluethroat still at Welney.

Thursday 10 June 2010

A Golden Oriole reported in the broads was the only news today.

Wednesday 9 June 2010

Late news of 2 Common Rosefinches from Eccles (3rd) and Weybourne (6th) and Montagu's Harrier at Breydon was about the lot.

Tuesday 8 June 2010

No sign of the blue winged teal today, the only news being of an Osprey over Blakeney harbour.

Monday 7 June 2010

Cley does it again BLUE WINGED TEAL on the reserve late in the day, A reported Golden Oriole at Tichwell early a.m., welney bluethroat still present, subalpine warbler still on blakeney point and Black Tern at Ranworth,

Sunday 6 June 2010

A SUBALPINE WARBLER on blakeney point was the highlight today, also the 5 BLACK WINGED STILTS still at Titchwell, the welney bluethroat and a passage of 26 Manx Shearwaters passed Trimingham.

Saturday 5 June 2010

Titchwell hit the headlines today with a flock of 5 BLACK WINGED STILTS on the fresh marsh and a GULL BILLED TERN which flew over the reserve twice and was last seen at Holme, both very rare birds in the county. The Bluethroat is still at Welney

Friday 4 June 2010

Curlew Sandpiper, Spoonbill & a reported Black Tern at Titchwell and the Bluethroat still at Welney.

Thursday 3 June 2010

Unfortunately the Trumpeter Finch has gone, Bluethroat still at Welney, A brief Purple Heron in the broads, 5 Cranes over Cley and wells, Osprey over Gt. Ryburgh and Curlew Sandpiper at Titchwell.

Wednesday 2 June 2010

The TRUMPETER FINCH is still at Cley along with the Red Backed Shrike. The Bluethroat is also still at Welney

Tuesday 1 June 2010

New arrivals today included a smart Marsh Warbler at Gramborough hill, an elusive THRUSH NIGHTINGALE at Walsey hills, the TRUMPETER FINCH is still at Cley and was joined by the reappearing Red Backed Shrike